Archive: MMA NEWS

Mar 29, 2014 12:07 pm

Cyborg On Last Night’s Loss: ‘I’m so happy’

“I’m so happy because I gave her five rounds with her, a champion of Muay Thai. No girl wants to fight her. She hasn’t fought in three years. She’s had eight belts and 38 fights, zero (losses). She’s never lost. I have two fights in Muay Thai. She had a good gameplan against me. She’s...

Mar 29, 2014 11:54 am

.gif’s | Cyborg Gets Roughed Up In Greatest Female Fight Ever

With little experience as a professional kickboxer, last night, Cris Cyborg took on the sports most feared female champion. She lost in a decision, but it was an amazing bout. Here are some highlights:   The MMA champion definitely had her moments too and you can see them in the fight’s full replay HERE.

Mar 28, 2014 8:49 pm

McGregor Calls Aldo ‘Basic’, Blasts Sanchez, Swanson, Poirier, More

By Evan Stoumbelis Featherweight Conor McGregor may not have stepped in the Octagon to fight recently, since August to be exact, however that hasn’t stopped him from trying to pick fights outside of the Octagon with his fellow UFC peers. McGregor went on a rant (transcribed by) MMAFighting.com about several of his UFC peers including, featherweight...

Mar 28, 2014 6:25 pm

Retired Boxing Legend Marvin Hagler Compares MMA To Bar Fighting

Yes, the man known as Marvelous Marvin Hagler (that’s his legal name) recently spoke to reporters in Malaysia and the topic of MMA came up. Here’s what the former world champion had to say: “That sport right there, I can’t see any art inside. If you wanna teach a kid how to fight (in MMA),...

Mar 28, 2014 5:55 pm

Boxing Beat: Prominent Manager Arrested For Involvement In A Murder-For-Hire Scheme

Marlon Sullivan is an NFL agent and manager of boxer Karim Mayfield, who fights tomorrow night on HBO. Sullivan was arrested Wednesday morning on charges related to the arrest of California State Senator Leland Yee. Here are some of the details of Yee’s arrest thanks to San Francisco Magazine. “Yee told an FBI agent to...

Mar 28, 2014 5:23 pm

Cyborg: ‘Dana White No Longer Has Excuses’

Former Strikeforce champion and current Invicta FC champ, Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino (formerly Santos), is one of MMA’s most feared athletes. Her reign of dominance has, so far, spanned the course of nine-straight-years. Let me repeat that. She hasn’t lost in nine-years!!. Her only defeat came in her pro-debut via submission, and ever since, she’s been...

Mar 28, 2014 5:05 pm

Rousey Enters Arbitration Over Dispute With Management

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey entered arbitration today to settle a dispute with the champ and her former management firm. California State Athletic Commissioner Andy Foster will hear the dispute between Rousey and Fight Tribe Management. Fight Tribe Management sent the request for a neutral party to overhear the arguments between...

Mar 28, 2014 10:21 am

VIDEO | Jiu Jitsu Demonstration from the Year 1919

Alright, who’s ready for a history lesson? In the video above, we see Viking Cronholm; A man who introduced the Japanese Martial Art of Jiu Jitsu to Sweden, in the early 20th century. The video, taken in Sweden, demonstrates a few simple techniques used in the art of self defense. Cronholm boxed in his spare...

Mar 28, 2014 6:44 am

QUICK TWITT | Kimbo Slice Spotted With Lombard And ATT

Somewhere in South Florida, the hitters got together for a cool photo op. Former UFC heavyweight, Kimbo Slice, is a rare site these days. Think he and Lombard were mixing it up? Here’s the full post: Can someone tell me where is Kimbo? http://t.co/dvHBLCHJ5t — Hector Lombard (@HectorLombard) March 28, 2014

Mar 27, 2014 7:29 pm

Filming Complete For ‘The Rise of BJ Penn’ Documentary – Releases This Fall On FOX

ReelTime Rentals, Inc (otc pink:RLTR) (pinksheets:RLTR) announced today the completion of filming of “The Rise of B.J. Penn” a documentary feature, featuring [former] Mixed Marital Arts lightweight champion B. J. Penn. The program profiles how he grew, became a champion, and a true hero to his home town Hilo Hawaii. Included are special never before...

Mar 27, 2014 7:27 pm

Who’s The UFC’s Hardest Hitter? Florian & Sonnen Weigh In

Out of the UFC’s 400+ fighters currently signed to the roster, who hits the hardest? That’s essentially like asking, who that hardest trained puncher in the world is, right? At any rate, during last night’s UFC Tonight broadcast, hosts Kenny Florian & Chael Sonnen, discussed this very topic. Some of the fighters mentioned were Dan...

Mar 27, 2014 7:14 pm

Mark Munoz On Gegard Mousasi: ‘I’m going to light him up’

On May 31, Mark Munoz headlines UFC Fight Night 41 in Berlin, opposite, Gegard Mousasi. Both men are top middleweight contenders, and both are coming off losses to Lyoto Machida. The winner moves forward and etches himself one-step closer to a title shot, and Munoz told ‘UFC Tonight’, that it is he, who will be...

Mar 27, 2014 7:01 pm

Dan Hyatt says Bec Hyatt Punched, Kicked, Slapped & Mentally Tormented Him

You may remember when Australian Mixed Martial Artist Bec Hyatt revealed shocking events, describing accounts of domestic violence and mental torment, brought on by her very own husband, Dan ‘The Riot’ Hyatt, back in August 2013. We haven’t heard much about it since then, but apparently the same can’t be said for Dan and several...

Mar 27, 2014 6:54 pm

Nelson Gives ‘Nog’ Grappling Edge But Says He Hits Harder

Last night on FOX Sports 1’s ‘UFC Tonight’, Roy Nelson, stopped by to discuss his upcoming headliner against Minotauro Nogueira. The two heavyweights face-off on April 11 from Abu Dhabi exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Here’s what ‘Big Country’ told the panel during his stint on last night’s show: Roy Nelson on his training camp...

Mar 27, 2014 6:32 pm

Sonnen: ‘Maybe Hendo Was Drinking When He Called Out Machida’

…and not because he wouldn’t take the fight. “He was probably riding high after his victory. When we interviewed him after the fight, he said he was going out to celebrate. Then, he posted some photos of him with cervezas”, Sonnen said with a grin. “He probably tweeted out that challenge then, not realizing that he’d have...

Mar 27, 2014 5:05 pm

GSP Going In For Surgery, Suffers Second Torn ACL

Well fight fans, the wait for GSP’s return just got pushed out a little bit, whether the former champ wanted it or not. Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, announced, just moments ago, that he tore his left ACL in training. Tore my left ACL in training. Surgery in a few days. Rehab, pain, hard...

Mar 27, 2014 4:51 pm

.gif | Horrible Ref, Illegal Shots, Bad Stoppage

As if the reffing at Bellator 113 wasn’t bad enough (click HERE if you missed it), this event scoops in and takes the cake. Christophe ‘Bomaye’ Walravens has to practically stop the fight himself, after delivering some mean punishment to Bernardo ‘The Black Panther’ Mikixi, today at EFC Africa 28. And I’m no expert, but...

Mar 27, 2014 4:35 pm

Palhares Tests Clean, Tomorrow’s WSOF Title Fight A Go

Good news for fight fans today. Former UFC fighter, Rousimar Palhares, was recently hit by the NSAC with a surprise/random drug test as part of their licensing requirements for tomorrow’s WSOF main event title fight. The lab results cut it close, but have confirmed that Palhares did indeed test clean and as a result will...

Mar 27, 2014 4:18 pm

Silva Doesn’t Believe Dream Fight With Roy Jones Jr. Will Happen

“I don’t think this is going to happen. It’s not an idea politically well received by Dana and Lorenzo. I’m trying, I always bring that subject but they are irreducible. It would be historical Roy spanking of me but this is my dream. He is also very excited to do this but it is a...

Mar 27, 2014 3:32 pm

Jorgensen Appealing Recent Loss In Brazil

If you can’t beat em, appeal, appeal, appeal… (No, it really isn’t like that. I’m just messing.) Last weekend in Brazil, Scott Jorgensen (pictured) ran into (literally) one of the flyweight division’s top-ranked assassins in Jussier Formiga. Jorgensen ended up losing the bout, when an inadvertent head-butt sent him packing down to the mat, where...